If you’re in the cattle business, you’re also in the worm business. Also, generally, the more worms you’ve got, the less pounds of cattle—and money in your pocket—you get. Those are the words of Dr. Tom Yazwinski, who says that … Read More
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Although specific estimates are not available, economic losses from worm parasite infections of cattle can be significant. The extent of internal parasite problems is usually related to management practices that increase exposure, whereas ongoing preventive management practices will minimize losses … Read More
Use of dewormers in a cattle herd can significantly improve the average level of production; however, care must be taken to avoid a buildup of resistant parasite populations. Important differences between drugs include the overall effect on the larval stages … Read More
Horn and face fly numbers can continue to build throughout the summer, which will put pressure on your control programs. Now is a good time to evaluate the pasture fly situation in your herd. Check during the early afternoon on … Read More
With summer upon us, so are the problems associated with fly infestations of cattle. Economic losses occur because flies torment cattle, sucking blood from the animals and spreading diseases such as pinkeye. However, effective control measures can keep fly populations … Read More
The goal of horn fly-management programs is to reduce the numbers of feeding adults on the animals and manage pastures to minimize larval survival. Because horn flies only lay their eggs in freshly dropped, individual dung pats, cultural manure-management practices … Read More